Nathan James is looking for a Logistics Specialist to join our team and be responsible for importing and receiving in our 3PL warehouse 500+ FEUs annually.
We are a design-first, home furnishing company focusing on the habits of urban dwellers and first time home buyers. We pride ourselves on the best in class customer happiness, providing the highest possible quality products that are affordable for the majority and assembly that isn’t dreadful.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
You will be overseeing the coordination of inbound shipments between our freight forwarder and our 3PL warehouse. You will book and proactively monitor in-transit shipments keeping operations appraised with regards to arrival times, delays or transit issues as well as ensuring all documentation is supplied in a timely manner to the freight forwarder.You will ensure that all billing associated with the inbound freight is accurate and reconcile invoice discrepancies to ensure accurate data entry is validated and ready for processing.You will be required to virtually check goods in as they arrive against paperwork to ensure all goods ordered are accounted for.
During training, you’ll be expected to be proactive in your process and learn quickly. Once fully up-to-speed (2-3 months), you will be independently performing and meeting expectations in all areas of responsibilities for the Logistics Specialist role.
We have a rhythm to our work and a very low turnover rate — we have yet to have a single team member opt-out. Your voice matters to us. We make change from fresh perspectives and appreciate new viewpoints, so you should feel comfortable speaking up about your values and goals.
We’re ready for the ongoing work that goes into building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career. Our values, workplace, and our benefits are designed to support a sustainable, healthy relationship with your work. Our operating values provide the framework we use in building a healthy, resilient organization.
You can expect a mindful onboarding process with ramp-up and time to learn. You can expect a team that listens, and to be heard. You can expect to give and provide direct feedback. You can expect to work with good people. You can expect to be counted on. You can expect to do your best work and build a career here.
We’re looking for someone that has a background in transportation with a deep understanding and comprehension of the full range of international freight forwarding services: cargo movement and scheduling, customs brokerage, monitor and control services, cost optimization is required. (4+ years required)
Experience working with 3PLs to handle inbound shipments and receipts is required for this position. Experience with supply chain and transportation concepts such as planning, scheduling, logistics, delivery performance, carrier performance is strongly preferred.
This job will require exceptional communication skills while having the ability to work independently with excellent data-driven problem resolution skills. This means having outstanding communication abilities, both verbal and written as one will be required to communicate with internal and external stakeholders constantly.
For this role we do require that your normal workday has at least 4 hours overlap with both PST & EST workday without impinging on your personal/family life.
BENEFITS & PERKS:
Our benefits are all aimed at supporting a life well lived, both at work and away from work.
We’re all about reasonable working hours, sharing, ample vacation time, wellness, education, comfort, and giving back. See our benefits and perks here
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit an application here that speaks directly to this position here .
There are no right answers or cookie-cutter expectations. A cover letter is not required, but those that clearly demonstrate how Nathan James would be a great fit for you and how you would be a great fit for us will be given full attention and are highly appreciated.
We’re accepting applications until 2/28/2020 00:00:00 UTC.
Next: We expect to take a week to review all applications.
You’ll hear from us by 3/10/2020 about advancement to a small work sample that validates your capabilities with the relevant role requirements and provides you some insight into the type of problems you will be working on. Then on to the interviews. Our interviews are one hour to 1.5 hours all remote by Whereby video chat (no software needed), with your future colleagues, on your schedule.
We aim to make an offer by 4/20/2020 at the latest with a start date in early May.
We appreciate your consideration in having Nathan James be part of your career. Our open conversation starts with this post. We look forward to hearing from you.